Category Archive: XL Big Truck Feature, XL Off Road Feature, XL Spotlight, XL Truck Feature

The Rtech Fabrications Built Ponderosa 1966 Chevrolet Crew Cab 4×4 Dually Truck Is One Awesome Beast

If you aren’t familiar with the crew over at Rtech Fabrications, you certainly need to be. They build trucks that never came from the factory and build them in a way that makes you question...

You’re Welcome, Lohnes: This 1956 GMC Is Brought Back To Life After 26 Years In A Field

You know, it doesn’t seem right that Lohnes doesn’t have a project vehicle. We know, we know…he’s super-busy with his NHRA duties, and we wouldn’t want to take a second...

Vintage Ad Watch: This Compilation Of Five 1985 Ford Truck Ads Rules But Bronco IIs Stil Suck

If there were certain constants in the 1980s, one of them was the fact that when an advertisement for pickup trucks came on TV, you were going to see some thrashing, some abuse, and some fun being...

Wheels Up Video: The Psycho Wheelstander Pulling Truck Doing What Made It So Famous!

George Stinnett’s Psycho Ford Econoline pulling truck was one of the most famous pulling machines of the 1980s. Built just like an old school drag racing wheelstander, the truck would hike the...

Ride On The Nose Of A Worked Up Peterbilt Truck At The Wild Canadian Big Rig Drags In Quebec

Since I missed another awesome rendition of the big rig street races up in Quebec, Canada last year and this year is looking bad, I have been trolling through video of the event watching all of the...

Want To Learn Holley EFI? Let Stevie Fast Jackson Teach You! – Episode One Of The Fast Lane

We’ve reached the point in the evolution of aftermarket EFI systems that there’s not a whole lot of argument against their value. This is especially true if you are making larger amounts...

The Roto-Wing Plow Was A Man-Eating Snow Mover From The 1930s – What Happened To It?!

As I write this I am nowhere near snow. I’m at the San Francisco airport and it is warm out yet I am still thinking about the white stuff. The invention you will see in action below, called the...

This Guy Scratch Built A Miniature Ford 300ci Inline Six – It Is Amazing And It Sounds Fantastic Running! (Great Video)

So we can all agree that miniature engines are awesome. Lots of times guys built tiny steam engines, tiny V8s, tiny exotic V12s, and all that kind of stuff but not the guy in this video. This dude...

Fascinating Video: Watch The Restoration Of 150+ Year Old Wagon Wheel Hubs – This is Neat!

This is a really neat video because we get to see a couple of the things we really love. We get to see old parts saved, we get to see the saving done by a guy with immense knowledge and talent, and...

These Guys Are Playing Our Favorite Game! Hang A 6V53 Detroit Diesel From A Chain And Rev The Crap Out Of It!

There are certain games that we just cannot get enough of. Checkers, tag, pin the tail on the donkey, rev the crap out of the 6V53 Detroit Diesel as it hangs from a chain, you know the classics!...

The Devil’s Cigarette Lighter: This Period Video Shows How Red Adair Extinguished A 700ft Tall Natural Gas Fire – American Legend

Red Adair is one of the most interesting guys you will ever read about. He was one of the most famous guys in the world for a long time and that was because he was one of the smartest, ballsiest, and...

Rub Some Dirt On It: Tractor Pull Carnage Compilation For The Win!

When you test the ability of your equipment at it’s maximum performance perimeters, you will find that when things go wrong, they go extremely wrong. There is no such thing as a minor...

Buy Aeromotive Fuel System Components And Get A Rebate Back! This Summer Savings Program Will Make You Happy

Every hot rodder and racer loves to buy parts for their cars, except for the part about actually spending money. That’s because the more money we spend the less often we can buy parts, and that...

The Greatest Tuff-Truck Video Of All Time: Packed House, Lunatic Racers, Carnage For Days!

Tuff-Truck competitions have been around for a long, long time. They are a staple of many off-road shows, they happen at state fairs, and generally speaking, they are the four wheel drive...